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The Best Desserts in South Africa

Have a look at our list featuring the most delicious, mouth-watering desserts around South Africa.

The Best Desserts in South Africa

Western Cape

Benguela Brasserie and Restaurant (Sedgefield)

Benguela Brasserie

This tantalising Vanilla Panna Cotta features red wine poached pears and homemade vanilla ice cream with pear tuiles.

Lanzerac Hotel and Spa (Stellenbosch)


Indulge in this Creamy Milk Tart and Saffron Poached Pear with guava gel, crisp cinnamon pastry and rose petal ice-cream.

La Petite Ferme (Franschhoek)

La Petite Ferme

Delight in this amazing Yoghurt Panna Cotta with a mango and sweet melon compote, compressed melon, peppermint, burnt honey and lavender jelly.

Jonkershuis (Constantia)


Pop in to Jonkershuis Constantia and enjoy their Famous Baked Cheesecake.

Sevruga (Waterfront)


This Chocolate Marquise features a rich dark Belgium chocolate mousse served with caramel sauce and caramalised popcorn topped with a 72% dark chocolate sauce.

Benguela On Main (Somerset West)

Benguela On Main

Delve into this masterpiece - a Maca Root Mousse, purple fig, liquorice and raw milk sherbert.


Ginger Restaurant (Summerstrand)

Ginger Restaurant

Enjoy this mouth-watering Chocolate Lava Pudding - a hot and sticky lava pudding served with blackberry ice-cream and frozen blackberries on a citrus crumb.

Fusion World Food Cafe (Durban)

Fusion World Food Cafe

Try out this wondefully unique dessert - Butternut 3 Ways.

Mundo Vida (Durban)

Mundo Vida

Indulge in this decadent Dark Chocolate Tart with dulce de leche and granadilla.

Ocean Terrace Restaurant (Umhlanga)

 Ocean Terrace Restaurant

Delight in the ultimate chocolate dessert - a Lindt Chocolate Brownie along with some other delicious components.


Moyo Zoo Lake (Parkview)

Moyo Zoo Lake

Pop in to Moyo for this special treat - a crustless star anise and naartjie zest milk tart.

Parc Ferme (Sandton)

Parc Ferme

Try out this appealing Creme Brulee at the lovely Parc Ferme in Sandton.

Piza E Vino (Rosebank)

Piza E Vino

A new spin on peaches and cream - vanilla panna cotta with a preserved peach compote and ginger crumble.

Signature Restaurant (Brooklyn)

Signature Restaurant

Enjoy this unique Berry and Marscarpone Cheese Cake topped with a delicious mixed berry compote.

Fahrenheit (Edenvale)


Delight in this Crepe Suzette - sweet light crepes flambeed at your table in orange liquer with strawberries and sweet mandarins with a hint of dark chocolate.